Numbers and figures

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German real estate Spezialfonds have generated their highest annualised total return since 2009, according to MSCI. The IPD German Quarterly Spezialfonds index (SFIX), which now covers 180 funds with a net asset value of €45.1bn, posted an... Read more


Ralf Kemper - JLL


JLL's VICTOR index of prime office prices in Germany’s Big Five cities rose by a median 1.3% in 1Q16 (compared to +2.5% in Q3 2015, +1.8% in Q4 2015) as a lack of product and rising uncertainty in the markets has seen growth slowing since 3Q15. Read more


numbers and figures, index

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German real estate Spezialfonds achieved their best annual performance since 2009, according to the MSCI SFIX index, returning 3.4%. German funds performed better than those funds with a European focus. However, analysis by MSCI shows that the gap... Read more


Maritim Hotel - Dresden


Real estate fund manager Internos has bought the Maritim hotel in Dresden and the Mercure City hotel in Berlin in two separate transactions worth €75m for its Internos Hotel Real Estate Fund I. The sellers were AXA Investment Managers and Activum... Read more


5 Top-Cities

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Property advisor JLL’s VICTOR index, which tracks top office properties in Germany largest cities, rose by 3..6% in the fourth quarter of 2013 versus the same quarter a year earlier, which, while hitting an all time high, also flagged a slowing... Read more


Swiss Property

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The total average return on Swiss property in 2013 was 6%, according to the latest data released by IPD in conjunction with consultants Wüest & Partner, slightly down by 80 basis points on 2012. Key changes were in the reduction of the rental... Read more


Funds, numbers and figures

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German-focused funds have again outshone funds with a broader European weighting in total performance, while retail proved the strongest sector to be in through 2013, according to the latest quarterly report produced by IPD Germany. Read more


IPD/BVI German Quarterly Spezialfonds Index

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Returns for German institutional property funds in the third quarter were 0.1%, according to the IPD/BVI German Quarterly Spezialfonds Index (SFIX). Funds invested in Germany significantly outperformed European allocated funds, while at a sector... Read more


Sizeable losses for liquidating funds

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New investments into the German open-ended funds sector are now offsetting the liquidation effect of the funds forced into liquidation, and are generating solid returns for investors of between 2% and 3% for investors, the latest figures from the... Read more


Berlin offices

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According to the latest soundings from the DMX German Office Rent Reversion Index, an annual survey undertaken by IPD Germany and Alstria Office REIT AG, there is further upward potential for up to 2.5% higher rents than are currently being paid... Read more


First quarter total returns for German institutional and retail property funds were 0.3% and 0% respectively, says international performance measurement firm IPD. In both groups, vehicles invested in Germany substantially outperformed European... Read more


The IPD management team has been continuing its tour around Europe’s property markets (we reported recently on the results of their 2012 findings for the German market), with Austria coming under the spotlight earlier this month. Read more


IPD Investment Property Databank recently released its German Annual Property Index at a briefing in Frankfurt, attended by REFIRE, which showed Germany following the European trend of falling total returns in 2012 versus the previous year. Read more


IPD Investment Property Datenbank in Germany has just published its latest Performance Study on Real Estate Spezialfonds (SFIX) 2012. It shows that total returns on real estate Spezialfonds with a focus on German properties averaged 3.5% per year... Read more